Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Holiday Light Extravaganza

Fri Nov 24, 2023 - Sun Dec 31, 2023
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Repeating every days through December 31, 2023
Except December 24, 2023, December 25, 2023.
6:00pm to 10:30pm ET
Age: all ages
Price: $35/vehicle
Kensico Dam Plaza

This holiday lights extravaganza returns to Kensico Dam Plaza bigger and better than ever, with thousands more lights, magical holiday animations, and a live Santa.

Guests will be dazzled and delighted along the 1.2 miles of holiday lights, with a new character in 2023 - Snowball the elf - who will be interacting with children of all ages. Other brand-new additions include The Transporter Tunnel- a 175-foot-long glowing string tunnel with a central stargate running along the middle, and Rudolph's Runway– colorful light tubes ushering you into and out of the north pole, and more electrifying lights surrounding the largest holiday Christmas tree in Westchester. 

Starting Friday, November 24, at 5:30pm, the festive celebration takes place six consecutive weeks through December 31, 2023. This year’s event will have extra early times slots available Monday-Thursdays starting at 5:30pm and on Saturdays - Sundays starting at 4:00pm. *End times vary per night.

Proceeds from this event benefit Westchester Parks Foundation and allow the organization to advocate for and invest in the preservation, conservation, use, and enjoyment of the 18,000 acres of parks, trails, and open spaces within the Westchester County Parks system. When purchasing tickets, guests will have the option to donate additional funds to Westchester Parks Foundation to help expand its Camp Morty program for disenfranchised youth along with Westchester Medical Center Health Network Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.   

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.